American Shaun White Wins Olympic Gold in Men's Snowboarding

American snowboarder Shaun White has won his third career Olympic gold medal Wednesday with a masterful run in the men's halfpipe at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea.

The 31-year old White was trailing Japan's Ayumu Hirano going into the final of three runs at the Phoenix Snow Park venue, but dazzled the crowd with a daring set that included back-to-back 1440-degree spins, known as the "1440 Triple Cork." Hirano won the silver medal with a score of 95.25, while Australia's Scotty James earned the bronze. 

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By: VOA - 7 days ago

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